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Walker Art Center

United States

Grants Awarded

2015 | Visual Arts | Taiwan

to enable a site visit and the participation of Lee Kit in an exhibition program in May 2016

1998 | Museum Studies | Asia General

to enable Walker Art Center curator Philippe Vergne to undertake curatorial research in Japan for the exhibition Let's Entertain

1997 | Film, Video, & Photography | Philippines

to enable Philippine filmmaker Nick Deocampo to participate in the Walker Art Center's exhibition, "no place (like home)," in March 1997

1997 | Museum Studies | Japan

to enable the Center's director, Kathy Halbreich, to participate in the Japan-U.S. Museum Professionals Exchange Program planning meeting in Japan in April 1997

1985 | Architecture | Japan

to provide support for the final preparatory expenses incurred in connection with the exhibition "Tokyo: Form and Spirit," held at the Walker Art Center in spring 1986

1984 | Architecture | Japan

to support the production of materials related to the planning of the exhibition "Tokyo: Form and Spirit," scheduled to open at the Walker Art Center in March 1986; and to enable Riichi Miyake, architect and designer, Tokyo, to visit the United States in January 1985 in connection with the organization of the exhibition.

1982 | Arts, General | Japan

to enable Martin Friedman, Mildred Friedman, and Robert Stearns of the Walker Art Center to conduct research in Japan in 1983 in connection with an exhibition of contemporary Japanese art and design organized in collaboration with the Japan Society, New York.

Events

Exhibition / United States

Hold your breath, dance slowly

May 12, 2016 - October 9, 2016

ACC support allowed Walker Art Center to host the first US solo museum exhibition of artist Lee Kit, which features work from the past five years. Originally from Hong Kong and based in Taiwan, Lee creates poetic object-based installations fashioned from everyday materials and household items such as soap, towels, cardboard boxes, and plastic containers, which he transforms through subtle gestures of painting, drawing, and placement.

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Grantee: Walker Art Center